Thursday, January 29, 2009

Random stuff from history

On January29, 1900 the American Baseball League was formed in Philadelphia.
On January 29, 1936 the first five inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame were named: Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Christy Mathewson, Walter Johnson and Honus Wagner.
William McKinley, the 25th President of the United States, was born on January 29, 1843. He was assassinated in 1901. If you ever get to see a $500 bill, you will see a picture of him. He was a Civil War Veteran, and a very popular president. Upon his death Theodore Roosevelt took office, and remains the youngest person to hold the position.

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